Several young backs made late runs at earning a starting job in 2010, writes Len Pasquarelli in his weekly Tip Sheet column.
Jim Caldwell of the Colts and Josh McDaniels of the Broncos are soaring, but collectively, first-year head coaches are struggling, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet.
Len Pasquarelli writes about Rodney Harrison and other possible members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.
With the regular season winding down, the only remaining intrigue in the AFC is the race for the final wild-card spot.
Throwing to the tight end has worked extremely well for a lot of offenses this season, Len Pasquarelli writes.
The NFC hasn't won the battle of interconferences since 1995, but this may be the season it finally ends its drought, writes Len Pasquarelli.
At least nine teams will change starting quarterbacks for Week 11, the most radical shift seen since 1999. And the Atlanta Falcons might make it 10 different starters.
Even the most embattled head coaches should be able to sleep a little more peacefully for the next month and a half, because in-season coaching changes almost never work.
Adrian Peterson is just one of several backup running backs posting impressive numbers, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Players who began the season on the physically unable to perform list or the non-football injury list are eligible to begin practicing this week.
In the NFL, trades are rare, so don't expect many deals by next week's trade deadline, Len Pasquarelli writes.
In a move principally designed to strengthen the special teams units, the Browns have claimed two-year veteran Kris Griffin on waivers from the Chiefs.
Joseph Addai is just one of the backs being asked to carry a bigger load as the two-back system -- for various reasons -- may be giving way to the workhorse days of old, writes Len Pasquarelli.
In the past, the NFL was reluctant to punish so swiftly, so sternly. Not anymore. Roger Goodell's lengthy suspensions of Pacman Jones and Chris Henry sent a much-needed message to the players, writes Len Pasquarelli.
With the suspensions of Pacman Jones and Chris Henry, Tennessee and Cincinnati are left wondering how to replace them, writes Len Pasquarelli.
What is the next hot trend on the defensive side of the ball? That's hard to pinpoint, but one place to look is in the secondary, writes Len Pasquarelli.